Bio: Churchill, Washington (1881)


Surnames: Churchill, Converse

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 343

WASHINGTON CHURCHILL, farmer, town of Brunswick; born in 1824, in Champlain, N. Y.; there he spent the first thirty years of his life, farming; he was widely known for his noble character, honesty of purpose, and industry. He came to Eau Claire in 1857, and took up land, five miles from his present farm; in 1863, he bought the place where he now lives; it is one of the best farms on the river bottom, being worked in the most scientific way; fine buildings, good fences, and always the best of crops. Mr. Churchill has been unanimously elected to the town offices for twenty-three years; he is highly respected by all who know him; has been successful in business, and those of his family in business are prosperous. In 1847, Mr. Churchill married Miss Lucinda Converse, in Champlain, N. Y. The children are Julius Caesar, Helen Maria, Edward W., Melinda A., Ferren W., D. Wilmer, Burne A.



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